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Asian American communities strengthen ties while apart

For faculty and students affiliated with the Asian American Studies Program and the Southeast Asia Program, online events and social media campaigns are taking on deeper meaning during the COVID-19 crisis.

Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


Graduate students help drive Cornell’s research mission

Graduate School Dean Barbara Knuth is inspired daily by the scholarly work of Cornell’s graduate students. Their innovations and intellectual energy are vital to Cornell’s research productivity.


Teaching assistant award winners champion inclusivity

Doctoral students Sri Lakshmi Sravani Devarakonda and Cheyenne Peltier have been named winners of the 2019-20 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

Cornell Health physician educates youth through ‘health-hop’

Dr. John Clarke, director of occupational medicine at Cornell Health, writes, produces and performs rap music on health-related topics, most recently coronavirus.

Snail mail to Wi-Fi: Cornell’s history of remote instruction

The university beginning online classes for the remainder of the semester continues a long history of remote instruction. Liberty Hyde Bailey and Martha Van Rensselaer designed Cornell’s first correspondence courses in 1896 and 1900, respectively.

First-gen faculty use experience to mentor first-gen students

Many Cornell faculty members use their own experience as first-generation college students to mentor their current first-gen students. Cornell offers numerous resources to empower first-gen students to thrive at college.

Online Learning Community event highlights accessibility

The Cornell Online Learning Community’s annual event, held in person and virtually on March 4 in G10 Biotech, highlighted tools and possibilities for improving accessibility in online learning.

‘First, but never alone’: Cornell joins first-generation initiative

Cornell has been recognized for its ongoing commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for its first-generation students.